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652. Treachery (See also Treason.)

  1. Aaron plots downfall of Titus. [Br. Lit.: Titus Andronicus ]
  2. Achitophel traitorous Earl of Shaftesbury. [Br. Lit.: Absalom and Achitophel ]
  3. Agravain, Sir traitorous with Modred against Arthur. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte dArthur ]
  4. Animal Farm allegory in which the leader of the pigs turns their revolutionary cause of equality into a government of privilege for the more equal. [Br. Lit.: George Orwell Animal Farm ]
  5. Antenor assigned to hell for actions defeating Troy. [Gk. Myth.: Avery, 106; Ital. Lit.: Dante, Inferno, Walsh Classical, 24]
  6. Antonio schemes against his brother Prospero. [Br. Lit.: The Tempest ]
  7. Ascalaphus Hadean gardener; informs on Persephone, learning of her potential departure. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 33]
  8. Baanah and Rechab Ishbosheths captains decapitate him in bed. [O. T.: II Samuel 4:57]
  9. Bellerophon letter letter, given in pretended friendship, denounces bearer. [Folklore: Walsh Classical, 52]
  10. Brutus, Decius committed treachery against friend Caesar. [Br. Lit.: Julius Caesar ]
  11. Cantwell, Dr. treacherous towards Lady Lambert; arrested as swindler. [Br. Lit.: The Hypocrite, Walsh Modern, 8586]
  12. Charrington, Mr. antique-store keeper sets up lovers for captors. [Br. Lit.: 1984]
  13. Chuzzlewit, Jonas tries to poison father. [Br. Lit.: Martin Chuzzlewit ]
  14. Claudius plotted to kill Hamlets father and marry his mother. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet ]
  15. cock crow before third crowing, Peter thrice denies Christ. [N.T.: Matthew 26:34, 7475]
  16. Cortés, Hernando (14851547) repaid Montezumas courtesy by murdering him. [Span. Hist.: EB, 5: 194196]
  17. David orders Uriah to be exposed in battle so he may marry Uriahs wife Bathsheba. [O.T.: II Samuel 11:6]
  18. Delilah divulged secret of Samsons strength to Philistines. [O.T.: Judges 16:1920]
  19. Ephialtes Greek betrayer of Spartans at Thermopylae. [Gk. Hist.: Kravitz, 89]
  20. Ganelon the Judas among Charlemagnes paladins. [Fr. Lit.: Song of Roland; LLEI, I: 286; Ital. Lit.: Inferno ; Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, Nuns Priests Tale]
  21. Iago soldier discredits Desdemonas fidelity. [Br. Lit.: Othello ]
  22. Joab murders two fellow commanders; sides with usurper, Adonijah. [O.T.: I Kings 2:32]
  23. Judas Iscariot betrayer of Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 26:14-16, 2025, 4756; 27:310]
  24. Maskwell cunning doublecrosser; betrays friend and lover. [Br. Lit.: The Double-Dealer ]
  25. Melema, Tito betrays his foster father, his stepfather, and his political allies. [Br. Lit.: George Eliot Romola ]
  26. Modred revolted against King Arthur. [Arch. Legend: Brewer Handbook, 714715; Br. Lit.: Idylls of the King ]
  27. Morgan le Fay tricks Accolon into stealing Excalibur. [Arth. Legend: Le Morte dArthur, Walsh Classical, 3]
  28. Pearl Harbor Japan, while negotiating in Washington, bombs Hawaii (December 7, 1941). [Am. Hist.: Fuller, III, 455456]
  29. perfidious Albion Napoleons epithet for England, perfide Albion. [Fr. Hist.: Misc.]
  30. Phaedra in a letter written before her suicide, falsely accuses Hippolytus of attempting to ravish her. [Gk. Drama: Hippolytus ]
  31. Polymestor slays Priams youngest son Polydorus, who had been entrusted to his care. [Gk. Drama: Euripides Hecuba in Benét, 450]
  32. Potiphars wife spurned by Joseph, she falsely accuses him of trying to seduce her. [O.T.: Gen. 39]
  33. Ptolemy captain of Jericho invites Simon Maccabeus and his sons to a banquet and then slays them. [O.T.: I Maccabees, 16:16]
  34. redheadedness from Judas Iscariot; so depicted in art. [Christian Iconog.: Gaster, 165]
  35. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Hamlets traitorous friends; adders fangd. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet ]
  36. Saturninus connives and plots politically; kills Titus. [Br. Lit.: Titus Andronicus ]
  37. Schoolmaster of Falerii Etruscan teacher, after delivering children to Romans, is rebuffed. [Rom. Hist.: Hall, 119]
  38. Sebastian plots to murder Alonso and Gonzalo. [Br. Lit.: The Tempest ]
  39. Thermopylae shown the back door, Persians destroyed Spartans (480 B.C.). [Gk. Hist.: Harbottle, 248]
  40. 30 pieces of silver price paid Judas to deliver Jesus. [Christian Symbolism: N.T.: Matthew 26:15]
  41. Ugolino 13th-century count of Pisa who treacherously deserted his own party and then twice joined the enemies of his own city. [Ital. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 921]
  42. Uriah letter Uriah carries Davids letter ordering his own death. [O.T.: II Samuel 11:15]
  43. whale lures fish to mouth with sweet breath. [Animal Symbolism: Mercatante, 27]
  44. woman in red Dillingers mysterious girl friend; alerted FBI to his whereabouts. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 291]
  45. yellow color marking doors of convicted traitors. [Fr. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1171]

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treachery

treach·er·y / ˈtrechərē/ • n. (pl. -er·ies) betrayal of trust; deceptive action or nature: his resignation was perceived as an act of treachery the treachery of language.

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treachery

treachery XIII. — (O)F. trecherie, (also mod.) tricherie, f. tricher cheat; see TRICK, -ERY.
So treacherous XIV. — OF. trecherous.

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